Restaurants & Bars

Chef's Table

A glimpse into the bustling hub of The Dorchester kitchens and a chance to see the experts at work. Our Chef’s Table offers a private dining experience like no other.

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Chef's Table

Best seats in the house

Take a seat at the Chef’s Table and watch the theatre unfold in The Dorchester kitchens. Throughout the decades this has been a showcase for the world’s legendary chefs. This is where the magic happens.


A private view

The glass wall can be transparent for a behind-the-scenes view into the kitchen, or opaque for dining in complete privacy.

A private view


Exclusive access to the secret wonderland of The Dorchester’s legendary kitchens. The Chef’s Table is a journey through taste in a private place of extraordinary history.

  • Features
  • Champagne reception upon request
  • Exclusive tasting menu with wine pairings created by our executive chef
  • Rich walnut panelling and leather chairs
  • Transparent/opaque dividing wall
  • Opportunity to meet the chefs during dinner
  • Capacity
  • Up to 12 guests
Staff quote
Being at the helm of the kitchens for such an iconic hotel is a great responsibility, but also an exciting chance to share my passion for simple yet innovative cuisine. I want guests to relax and experience fine dining at its very best.

Stefan Trepp Executive Chef

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Masterclasses with Stefan Trepp

For the unique chance to learn expert tips from a master chef, we invite you to join our monthly masterclasses with executive chef Stefan Trepp. First you’ll head down into the heart of the kitchens for a private breakfast at the Chef’s Table, where you can see the chefs at work, before you join Stefan for a 90-minute culinary masterclass. Finally, toast with a glass of champagne and enjoy lunch at the Chef’s Table.

Breakfast and masterclass 9.30 – 11.30am
Champagne reception 11.30am
Lunch 12 – 1.30pm

£250 per person, including an apron 

Please email [email protected] or call +44 (0)20 7629 8888 for enquiries and make a reservation

Afternoon tea and Pimm's
Saturday, March 7

Afternoon tea and Pimm's

Since the hotel opened in 1931, afternoon tea has been a cherished tradition in The Promenade. Join Daniel Texter, our executive pastry chef, who shows you how to master the sandwiches, scones and delectable pastries which make our famous afternoon tea. As the natural accompaniment, you’ll also learn to make the perfect Pimm’s.

Saturday, March 7 at 9.30am

£250 per person

Green, purple and white asparagus
Saturday, April 4

Green, purple and white asparagus

Learn new ways with asparagus as executive chef Stefan Trepp reveals how to choose, prepare and serve this versatile ingredient. Together you’ll explore an array of vibrant asparagus dishes to recreate at home.

Saturday, April 4 at 9.30am

£250 per person

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The Wine Vault

Hidden amongst the bustle of the kitchens, The Wine Vault is where our sommeliers keep their most precious wine and champagne. Opening the door uncovers a treasure trove of 1,000 bottles surrounding a bespoke handcrafted walnut table, where we invite you to join us for private events, wine tastings and canapé receptions with our master sommelier.

Capacity: 12 guests

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+44 (0)20 7629 8888


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At Dorchester Collection we make sure your stay is as comfortable as possible. Suites and rooms have been built to be flexible so we can create the configuration that’s right for you, just contact our reservation specialists to discuss your needs.

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